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Treating Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems in Adolescents
... Adolescents have a lot to deal with --a fast-paced family lifestyle, school, peer pressure, conflicting emotions and often a sense of isolation. To cope, some adolescents turn to drugs or alcohol. Ado...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Alcoholism
... What is alcoholism? Alcoholism is a disease in which a person drinks alcohol even though drinking hurts his or her life. Alcoholics often find that they have problems with people close to them, with s...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

FAQ'' s on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
... Q #1:   What is alcoholism? Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disease that includes the following four symptoms: Craving--A strong need, or urge, to drink. Loss of cont...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

How to Cut Down on Your Drinking
... How to cut down on your drinking If you are drinking too much, you can improve your life and health by cutting down. How do you know if you drink too much? Read these questions and answer "yes&qu...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Alcoholism is a chronic, often progressive disease that can be fatal. The condition involves a preoccupation with alcohol and impaired control over alcohol intake. You may continue to abuse alcohol de...
Source: MayoClinic

Dysautonomia Information Page
... Dysautonomia refers to a disorder of autonomic nervous system (ANS) function. Most physicians view dysautonomia in terms of failure of the sympathetic or parasympathetic components of the ANS, but dys...
Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Alcohol Researchers Relate a Genetic Factor to Anxiety in Women
... Researchers have identified a genetic factor that appears to influence anxiety in women. Combining DNA analysis, recordings of brain activity, and psychological tests, investigators at the National In...
Source: National Institutes of Health

Screening for Alcohol Problems in Hospitals: Opportunities Often Missed
... Many people admitted to hospitals in the U.S. have alcohol use disorders that go undetected, according to a new study by scientists at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), o...
Source: National Institutes of Health

Preguntas Frecuentes acerca de los Problemas Médicos de las Mujeres Estadounidenses de Origen Hispano
... Hay cerca de 14 millones de mujeres de origen hispano en los Estados Unidos. Entre ellas hay mujeres de culturas, antecedentes y experiencias diversas - mexicano-americanas, centroamericanas y sudamer...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

Preguntas frecuentes acerca del síndrome alcohólico fetal
... El síndrome alcohólico fetal (SAF) es un grupo de defectos de nacimiento causados por el consumo de alcohol durante el embarazo. Los niños que sufren del SAF tienen muchos problemas físicos, mentales ...
Source: National Women's Health Information Center

Breast Cancer Prevention
... Note: Separate PDQ summaries on Screening for Breast Cancer; Breast Cancer Treatment; Male Breast Cancer Treatment; Breast Cancer and Pregnancy Treatment; and Levels of Evidence for Cancer Screening a...
Source: National Cancer Institute

   

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